International Affairs

We the People: The First Steps to Take Back Venezuela

We the People: The First Steps to Take Back Venezuela

Over the past two decades, the situation in Venezuela has inched closer and closer to a breaking point. The rule of leftist President Nicolas Maduro has devolved into a dictatorship, as opposition from his citizens has been met with stiff government crackdowns and imprisoning those […]

North Korea and the Case for Athletic Diplomacy

North Korea and the Case for Athletic Diplomacy

Over the last 60 years, ideological differences between the East and West have often spilled over onto the field of play. The conflicts between  communist U.S.S.R. and democratic U.S. played out over the 1970s and 1980s through their great Olympic battles. Every sport was a […]

Populism and the Social Fabric of the International Order

Populism and the Social Fabric of the International Order

In 2016, Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” campaign slogan got 65,855,954 million Americans to elect him as the President of the most powerful country in the world. Not only is Trump a political outlier due to his unusual business background, but his controversial campaign […]

Are We Still In?

Are We Still In?

Presidential declarations or policies can cause backlash within the country, as was the case when President Trump announced in June of 2017 that the United States was going to leave the Paris Climate Agreement. Initially, there was outrage among citizens and interests groups stating that […]

Viva La Revolución! Repairing the Relationship between the U.S. and Cuba

Viva La Revolución! Repairing the Relationship between the U.S. and Cuba

This past June, President Donald Trump announced that he desired to renew the economic restrictions previously lifted by the Obama Administration against the island nation of Cuba. Details are thin, but the administration plans to prevent American trade with businesses operated by the Cuban military, […]

The Free Market of Global Education

The Free Market of Global Education

Over the past few decades, America’s education system has drifted into the realm of obscurity and has caused the country to miss out on a great deal of intellectual progress. Although our country’s private schools are still regarded as the best in the world, our […]

Strengthening the NATO-EU Strategic Partnership

Strengthening the NATO-EU Strategic Partnership

Europe will not be made all at once, or according to a single plan. It will be built through concrete achievements which first create a de facto solidarity. —Robert Schuman If you know nothing else about European politics, you’re likely at least familiar the existence […]

Iran Deal or No Deal

Iran Deal or No Deal

What’s the deal with the Iran Deal? Political analyst Anna Yurkova breaks it down.

Why We’re More Together Than We Think – The Story of IGOs

Why We’re More Together Than We Think – The Story of IGOs

“More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we face it together. And that is why we have the United Nations.” – Kofi Annan The First World War in 1914 was supposed to be the […]